February 28, 2015

Odisha Channel Bureau New Delhi, Feb 28: The plan outlay of 2015-16 reflects the compositional shift in the allocations for various programmes and schemes in view of high devolution; 42% of Union Taxes, to States as per the recommendation of 14th Finance Commission.jaitleyMaking his Budget Speech while presenting the General Budget 2015-16, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that consequent to this substantially higher devolution, many schemes on the State subjects are to be delinked from Central support. However, keeping in mind that some of these schemes represent national priorities especially those targeted at poverty alleviation, Centre has decided that it will continue to contribute to such schemes, the Minister added.Besides, the schemes mandated by legal obligations and those backed by cess collection have been fully provided for.As per the Budget 2015-16, centre has decided to support fully which are targeted to the benefits of socially disadvantaged group.In case of some Centrally Sponsored Schemes, the Centre: State funding pattern will undergo a change with States to contribute higher share. Details of changes in sharing pattern will have to be worked out by administrative Ministry/Department. The details of Plan outlays in 2015-16 are to be seen against this backdrop.In the General Budget 2015-16, there are 31 Schemes to be fully sponsored by the Union Government, 8 Schemes have been delinked from support of the Centre and 24 Schemes will now be run with the changed sharing pattern. To enhance public spending in the economy, Government has significantly enhanced the capital expenditure despite fiscal pressure. In comparison to capital spending of Rs.192378 crore in RE 2014-15, the capital spending will be Rs.241431 crore in 2015-16. This will be a growth of 25.5 per cent. The list of Schemes (i) to be fully supported by Union Government (ii) to be delinked from support of the Centre (iii) to be run with the Changed Sharing Pattern is given below:- Schemes to be fully supported by Union Government:1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA)2. Multi-Sectoral Development Programme for Minorities (MSDP)3. Pre-Matric scholarship for children of those engaged in unclean occupation4. Scholarship Schemes (Post and Pre-Matric) for SC, ST and OBCs5. Support for machinery for Implementation of Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and Prevention of Atrocities Act, 19896. National Programme for Persons with Disabilities7. Scheme for providing Education to Minorities8. Umbrella Scheme for education of ST children9. Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY)10. Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS)11. Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG)-SABLA12. National Nutrition Mission13. Scheme for Protection and Development of Women14. Assistance for Schemes under Proviso (i) to article 275 (1) of the Constitution15. Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub-plan16. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (Financed from Education Cess)17. Mid Day Meal18. Schemes of North Eastern Council19. Special package for Bodoland Territorial Council20. National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) including Annapurna21. Grants from Central Pool of Resources for North Eastern Region and Sikkim22. Social Security for Unorganized Workers Scheme23. Support to Educational Development including Teacher Training and Adult Education24. Border Area Development Programme25. Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)26. Cess backed allocation for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadhak Yojana (PMGSY)27. Roads and Bridges financed from Central Road Fund28. Project Tiger29. Project Elephant30. Additional Central Assistance for Externally Aided Projects (loan portion)31. Additional Central Assistance for Externally Aided Projects (Grant portion)Schemes to be run with the Changed Sharing Pattern:1. Cattle Development2. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture3. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana4. National Livestock Mission5. National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture6. Dairy Vikas Abhiyaan7. Veterinary Services and Animal Health8. National Rural Drinking Water Programme9. Swaccha Bharat Abhiyaan (Rural and Urban)10. National Afforestation Programme11. National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-system (NPCA)12. National AIDS and STD Control programme13. National health Mission14. National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM)15. Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA)16. Strategic Assistance for State Higher Education – Rashtriya Uchcha Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)17. For Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Judiciary18. National Land Records Modernisation Programme19. National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)20. Rural Housing-Housing for All21. Integrated Child Development Service22. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) (erstwhile Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA)23. PMKSY (including Watershed programme and micro irrigation)24. Impact Assessment Studies of AIBFMPSchemes delinked from support of the Centre:1. National e-Governance Plan2. Backward Regions Grant Funds3. Modernization of Police Forces4. Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyaan (RGPSA)5. Scheme for Central Assistance to the States for developing export infrastructure6. Scheme for setting up of 6000 Model Schools7. National Mission on Food processing8. Tourist Infrastructure

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